Rounded Edge, Guitar Repair Palette Knife

Rounded Edge, Guitar Repair Palette Knife

Rounded Edge, Guitar Repair Palette Knife Rounded Edge, Guitar Repair Palette Knife

Rounded Edge, Guitar Repair Palette Knife

Item # 4726
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Guitar Repair Palette Knives, Set of 7

Guitar Repair Palette Knives, Set of 7

Item # 4736
In stock, ready to ship!

List Price $51.35
Your Price $46.21

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Rounded Edge, Guitar Repair Palette Knife

About This Item

The RIGHT tool for safely removing bridges, fingerboards, braces, and more. This is StewMac's Head of Research Todd Sam's favorite blade for fingerboard removal! It has just the right amount of stiffness to get the exact pressure you need. The completely rounded edges help prevent catching the end grain or runout on stubborn removals.

The steel blade has a comfortable wood handle and versatile shape for removing a bridge, pickguard, or fingerboard extension from an instrument. The tapered blade helps separate glue seams easily.

The blade tapers to an extremely thin and fine point, easily getting into any tight space. It's also flexible, so the blade stays down while you hold the handle safely away from the guitar body. Not only is the blade flexible, it's also very sturdy.

Blade length: 3-3/8" (85.72mm)
Blade thickness: tapers 0.040" to 0.019" (1mm -0.48mm)
Blade width: 41/64" (16.27mm) at its widest point

This knife has a polished stainless steel blade and solid wood handle with smooth black finish.

Unlimited uses in the shop
These are super handy! Once our crew got a hold of our early samples, they took them and wouldn't give them back. They found hundreds of uses for them in their shop—everything from getting glue in tight spots, opening a crack, and anything where you need a little more precise control and extended reach.

4736 Set of all 7 Palette Knives
Luthiers loved our Bridge/Fingerboard Removal Knife, but wanted a variety of shapes and sizes to use for different repairs. We listened and found 7 new palette knives that work perfectly for guitar work. Each of the new palette knives has a different shape and feel, so you can find exactly the right one for the job you are doing.

Get all of our palette knives in one convenient package. Each knife has many uses—you'll constantly find a new use from bridge, brace, and fingerboard repairs, mixing paints, stains, epoxies, and more. They're easy to modify for a custom tool too.

Set includes:

For Bridge/Fingerboard removal
4514 Original Large Also sold separately
4726 Rounded Edge Also sold separately
4727 Diamond Also sold separately
4728 Original Small Also sold separately

For precise tasks
4515 Narrow Large Also sold separately
4516 Narrow Small Also sold separately
4729 Extra Long Also sold separately

Each knife has a polished stainless steel blade and solid wood handle with smooth black finish.

When using palette knives, warm the glued area first to help soften the bond. Be careful not to use a hot knife around finish.

For repair situations when a hot knife is needed, you can heat the knife with a heat gun, heat blanket, or with hot water in a glue pot.

Get the perfect simple tools for complicated repairs.

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Using a "swiss cheese knife" to fix the back on a 1923 Gibson

Dan Erlewine's working on great old Gibson L-1 with back problems. The challenge: how to fix this on a budget today, in a way that won't interfere with more thorough repair work in the future.

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Verified Buyer

How many spatulas, pallet knives does it take to put pressure on a bridge or fingerboard? I do not know, but this rounded edge spaatula is probably the leas likely to take a dive into the grain or lift off a piece of top or truss rod channel. One was not enough. Buy two and get the job done twice as safely and cleanly.


Great for neck resets


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I bought for my first neck reset. Playing guitar now big improvement.